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Recognizing and Coping with Culture Shock

Rachel Rueckert; Ghana, Sp/Su 2010; India: Tibetan Community, Sp/Su 2011

Natives balancing refrigerators on their heads, speeding taxis adhering to no discernible traffic rules, compulsive teeth brushing, snapping at ransom travel buddies, crying because you got a tomato in your sandwich—what do all these have in common? Culture shock. One of my … Continue reading